(via Popular Mechanics) We remember the format wars in the vein of “Two men enter; one man leaves.” Think VHS vs. Betamax, or HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray. But in the cracks in between, some media formats came and went with hardly any notice, or have been largely forgotten in favor of other media platforms. Remember the 8-inch floppy disk, or Sony’s short-lived 2-incher? Here are a few other media formats that have disappeared into history.
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